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The Czech Republic's manufacturing sector contracted at the second sharpest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis over eleven years ago, amid coronavirus outbreak, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The headline manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose to 39.6...

Spain's manufacturing sector remained in deep inside contraction zone in May amid coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 38.3 in May from 30.8 in April. However, the score has remained below the 50.0 no...

Turkey's manufacturing sector contracted in May amid coronavirus pandemic, but the pace of decline slowed from April, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The Istanbul Chamber of Industry Turkey manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose to 40.9 in May from 33.4 in April. Any...

Poland's manufacturing sector contracted at the second sharpest pace since January 2009, due to ongoing lockdown restrictions designed to contain the spread of coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, rose...

Sweden's manufacturing sector shrank at a softer pace in May, as restrictions to contain the coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic eased, survey data from Swedbank and the logistics association SILF showed on Monday. The Purchasing Managers' Index for the manufacturing sector increased to 39.2 in May...

The UK manufacturing sector logged another contraction in May as the public lockdowns, company shutdowns and social distancing measures mandated to combat the spread of coronavirus, or Covid-19, caused further disruption, final data from IHS Markit showed Monday. The final IHS Markit/Chartered Institute...

eurozonepmi aug01 01jun20 The downturn in the euro area manufacturing sector eased noticeably in May as companies restarted work after coronavirus lockdown eased, final data from IHS Markit showed Monday. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index improved to 39.4 in May from April's record low of 33.4. The flash reading was 39.5. A score below 50 suggests contraction.

Lithuania's economy shrank for the first time since late 2009, second estimates from the statistical office showed on Monday. Gross domestic product fell 0.3 percent sequentially in the first quarter, which was revised from 0.2 percent fall estimated on April 30. This was the first contraction...

preview aug27 01jun20 Final Purchasing Managers' survey results from euro area and the UK are due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 3.00 am ET, PMI survey results are due from Poland, Turkey and Hungary. At 3.15 am ET, IHS Markit is scheduled to issue Spain's manufacturing PMI data. The indicator is seen at 38.0 in May versus 30.8 in April.

Italy's economy shrank at a faster than initially estimated pace in the first quarter amid coronavirus pandemic and marked the biggest contraction since the series began in 1995, revised data from the statistical office Istat showed Friday. Gross domestic product fell 5.3 percent sequentially, instead...

Greece producer prices declined at a faster pace in April, the Hellenic Statistical Authority reported on Friday. The producer prices index declined 13.9 percent year-on-year in April, following a 9.1 percent fall in March. On an annual basis, producer prices in the domestic market and non-domestic...

Italy's consumer prices in fell in May, after stagnating in the previous month, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Friday. The consumer price index fell 0.1 percent year-on-year in May, after remaining unchanged in April. This was in line with economists' expectation. The core inflation...

Portugal's consumer prices fell in May, data from Statistics Portugal showed on Friday. The consumer price index declined 0.7 percent year-on-year in May, following a 0.2 percent fall in April. The core CPI, which excludes energy and unprocessed food products components, fell 0.40 percent in May,...

eurozoneflag feb01 29may20 Eurozone inflation moved close to stagnation in May and was the lowest in nearly four years, driven by a sharp fall in energy prices, flash data from Eurostat showed Friday. Inflation slowed to 0.1 percent from 0.3 percent in April. This was the lowest since June 2016, when prices remained unchanged. The May inflation rate came in line with expectations.

Sweden's trade balance registered a surplus in April, as imports declined faster than exports, figures from Statistics Sweden showed on Friday. The trade surplus increased to SEK 7.6 billion in April versus a deficit of SEK 0.1 billion in the same month last year. In March, the trade deficit was SEK...

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